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Pruning Superior Nut Forest No. 3

RTT is starting to prune the five-and-a-half-year-old Klinkii trees in the Superior Nut Company Carbon-Offest Forest #5. As an initial test, RTT’s forester pruned 20 of the trees with a saw. The cuttings can be seen on the forest floor, below.

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RTT’s aim is to prune the trees without damaging their bark. This is important to avoid attracting the black bee, Trigona spp., that may carry damaging bacteria to the trees.

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As seen in the close-up below, the pruning was performed while minimizing damage to the bark of the Klinki trees.

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